July 2014
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U of T Medicine Remembers Norman Bethune

The Faculty of Medicine celebrated the legacy of one of its most famous alumni — Dr. Norman Bethune — with the unveiling of a sculpture by acclaimed Canadian artist David Pellettier and a gala dinner.

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Trevor Young Named New Dean of Medicine

Professor Trevor Young, alumnus and Chair of U of T’s Department of Psychiatry, has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Medicine for a five-year term effective January 1, 2015. He succeeds Professor Catharine Whiteside who has led the Faculty since 2005.

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The Youngest Victims
Professor Aleixo Muise in The Scientist
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N.L.’s Food Insecurity Dramatically Reduced: Study
Professor Valerie Tarasuk in The Telegram
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Brain Protein May Be Cause of High Rates of Depression in Perimenopause
Professors Jeffrey Meyer in the Globe and Mail
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‘Dr. Google’ Usually Gives you Incorrect Information: Study
Professor Vivien Brown on News1130
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Radiation Oncology 2014 graduation ceremony a success
On June 9, 2014, 24 postgraduate trainees from the Department of Radiation Oncology received their graduation certificates and entered the University of Toronto alumni community.
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Dr. Mark Bernstein recognized in Senate of Canada
Faculty member, alumnus and neurosurgeon Dr. Mark Bernstein was recognized this spring in the Senate of Canada by the Honourable Senator Don Meredith for his work on neurosurgery in the developing world.
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Introductory Offer for Faculty Club Alumni Membership
The Faculty Club, an exclusive private club for alumni, faculty and staff at the University of Toronto, is currently offering new alumni six months free membership, with the next two and half years at half price.
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Call for Animal Care Committee Volunteers
The University is currently looking to fill vacancies for the position of Community Representative on the University Animal Care Committee, which oversees the entire animal care and use program at the University. Meetings are held two to three times a year for two to three hours. For more information or to apply, please contact Mr. Rhain Louis, at 416-946-0836 or by e-mail at rhain.louis@utoronto.ca.
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Q & A with An-Wen Chan
Dr. An-Wen Chan is internationally recognized for his work in making health research more transparent. He is also one of only four surgeons in Ontario trained in Mohs surgery – a microscopically controlled procedure for treating skin cancer on the face.
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How U of T Medicine is helping people grow old gracefully
Lynn McDonald, Professor in the Faculty of Social Work and Director of the Institute for Life Course and Aging wants to know: are you biased towards the elderly? You can see a video of McDonald who talks to videographer Erin Howe about ageism in the medical community.
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October 15, 2014   Canadian Conference on Medical Education Community Event
October 21, 2014   Psychiatry Alumni Reception at the American Psychiatry Association's Annual Conference
October 15, 2014   Faculty of Medicine Campaign Cabinet Meeting
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